Stoke City prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Potters have recorded 9 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in September 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 27 Sep||Stoke City||0-3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 05 Apr||Stoke City||1 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 Aug||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 01 May||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Stoke City||D2PO|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Potters have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.
The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Stoke City's total of 30 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Cardiff City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 19 games giving them a return of 37 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Stoke City may be coming up against a decent side in Cardiff City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Potters. Home Win
|Stoke City||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.